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3 Aug 2016
“Excellent - would definitely recommend”
17 Jul 2016
“Great time in Bolivia”
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A great "taster" day at the base of the Huayna Potosi glacier. Learning basic and advanced techniques with ice axes and crampons on the glacier, as well as the chance to try a bit of top rope climbing and abseiling
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Rigoberto Paredes 1401 | Tercer Piso, La Paz, Bolivia
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+591 2 2492775
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We recently went on a 5 day expedition with 16 student with Bolivian Mountains to the Condorori Glacer. Jon and Miriam helped us organise everything from airport transfer to the trek itself. They were very helpful and knowledgable and professional. The trek was very well...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We just came back from a great trip that Bolivian mountains and specifically Jon Cassidy helped organize from start to finish. Everything went flawlessly and in the end we all summitted Huayna potosi! We hope to get back to Bolivia next year and of course...More

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Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

Bolivian Mountains is amazing and we absolutely recommend it. Ever since we stared planning our trip, Jon was super helpful and prompt in responding our emails and enquiries. Once in La Paz, Miriam and Hugo helped us get all the gear necessary for the climb...More

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Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank Daniela S
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

I have traveled around the world and experienced a wide variety of adventures. As a single young woman I wanted the opportunity and freedom to trek off the beaten path and feel safe doing so. Bolivian Mountains was an an exceptionally professional and exciting team...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 2 December 2015

The only reason I'm giving five stars is because six stars wasn't an option. And I'm serious about this! I had booked a climbing trip with another company and just a few weeks before the climbing the company backed out of doing the climbs. In...More

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Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank rangergarryck
Reviewed 1 December 2015

I climbed Pequeno Alpamayo (5440m) and Illimani (6460m) with Bolivian Mountains in September 2015. I met Jon and my guide José before my climb and they talked me through the route. We also sorted out our kit. The equipment standard was very good, not brand...More

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Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Masson17
Reviewed 16 November 2015

I haven't had a trip like this before or since, truly amazing. A group of friends with no ice climbing experience managed to scale a 6,542m mountain. We camped out under the stars, jumped crevasses, walked through beautiful scenery and witnessed spectacular views from the...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank MattParkinson77
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I went climbing with Bolivian Mountains as they seem to be the most established and qualified. I did my research as had a really bad experience in Nepal! Their guides have qualifications form the International Federation of Mountain Guide Associations (IFMGA) which gave me confidence....More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Simon T
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Great day out for beginners, or for anyone looking to enjoy a bit of ice climbing without taking on a full summit climb. Right balance of enjoyment and adventure, all kit provided, felt very hardcore with my ice axes! Recommended

Date of experience: September 2015
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